Del Toro Develops “Strain” TV Series

“Pan’s Labyrinth” director Guillermo del Toro and “Lost” producer Carlton Cuse are teaming for a TV series adaptation of the novel trilogy “The Strain” which del Toro co-wrote with Chuck Hogan says The Live Feed.

FX is close to a deal for a pilot based on the books about a vampire virus that infects New York and a CDC doctor who investigates the case.

Del Toro and Hogan will co-write the pilot with Cuse onboard to serve as executive producer and showrunner.